The Oxford history of World War II / edited by Richard Overy.

This is a book about World War II that sets out in fourteen chapters by different authors the new ways in which the history of the war is now viewed. Alongside the narratives of the war itself there are thematic chapters that examine the economies, cultures, and technologies of the two sides, Allied...

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Other Authors: Overy, R. J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2023.
Edition:[New edition].
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Summary:This is a book about World War II that sets out in fourteen chapters by different authors the new ways in which the history of the war is now viewed. Alongside the narratives of the war itself there are thematic chapters that examine the economies, cultures, and technologies of the two sides, Allied and Axis, as well as the civilian wars that ran alongside - wars of civil defence or resistance or civil wars. Finally, the book explores the catastrophic cost, chiefly to civilians, from bombing, starvation, counter-insurgency and terror.
Physical Description:1 online resource (512 pages)
ISBN:9780191980046
0191980048